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Smartstart CD // Compaq Proliant 3000 Server


I need to Download an old version of Smartstart for a Compaq Proliant 3000 Server. I tried the Smartstart 5.50 version but that didn’t work. I need this for a Windows Server 2000 to make an array. Does anyone know where I can get a 4.8 version?



Re: Smartstart CD // Compaq Proliant 3000 Server

Hi  pire18azo

I foud in other post thar this is a correct version - by @  Baumgartl Alex

"  You need a CD: Smart Start vers. 5.5 (or older) for Compaq ProLiant Server Installation and Configuration. With this CD, you can install a system partition and configure the Server.

When you need install without a System Partition, you can press "F8" at Startup (after inizialized Smart Array Controller)and configure a logical Disk on Smart Array Controller. Then you can install with OS boot medium (not recommendable). "

Compaq has worked closely with its software partners to enable SmartStart to set up a server and install all leading server operating systems using the off-the-shelf packaged product media as supplied by the software vendor. With SmartStart Release 5.5, Compaq supports the off-the-shelf Assisted Integration installation of the following:

Supported HW - Compaq ProLiant 3000 Server - 

Contents of this ZIP file:


  • Readme.txt


  • CD ISO image


  • spd.ini

Making a physical CD from an ISO image file
Download the file to a temporary directory and extract the ISO image to that directory.

To create a CD from this ISO image, you must use a software utility capable of writing an ISO file to a recordable media such as CD-R. 


    : Simply copying the ISO file to a CD-R will NOT result in a usable CD.




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